|Digital Tipping Point: where's Microsoft? - Christian|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features me, Christian Einfeldt, walking around Linux World Expo in August, 2005, looking for the Microsoft booth. Linux World is a big convention, and Microsoft usually had a booth there. I didn't find it that year. Why? Is it a trend? Was Linux World Expo less important to Microsoft? While looking for Microsoft, I bump into John Van Ostrand, the Technical Director fo...
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